Holt, Norfolk

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=== Parish History  ===
 
=== Parish History  ===
  
HOLT, a small town, a '''parish''', a sub-district, and a hundred, in Norfolk. The town stands on an eminence, 3½ miles from the coast, and 10 E by N of Walsingham. <ref>John Marius Wilson, [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3964 ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales''] 1870-72)&amp;amp;lt;/ref&amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;gt; &amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;gt;</ref>  
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HOLT, a small town, a '''parish''', a sub-district, and a hundred, in Norfolk. The town stands on an eminence, 3½ miles from the coast, and 10 E by N of Walsingham. <ref>John Marius Wilson, [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3964 ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales''] 1870-72)&amp;amp;amp;lt;/ref&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;amp;gt; &amp;amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;amp;gt;</ref>  
  
 
Holt St Andrew is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Norwich.<br>  
 
Holt St Andrew is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Norwich.<br>  
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In 1807 as part of the Holt and Letherinsett Enclosure Act "an allotment for houses of the parish not exeeding L10 per annum (i.e. annual rent)"<ref>"Holt Lowes: History", Trustees of Holt Lowes, http://www.holtlowes.org.uk/Lowes%20history.html, accessed 8 June 2014</ref> was set aside for the poor Holt Lowes. "In 1807, there were around 140 quaifying 'poor' in the parish of Holt."<ref>"Holt Lowes: History", Trustees of Holt Lowes, http://www.holtlowes.org.uk/Lowes%20history.html, accessed 8 June 2014</ref> ([http://www.holtlowes.org.uk/Lowes%20location.html Map of Holt Lowes])
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
  

Revision as of 16:22, 8 June 2014

England  Gotoarrow.png  Norfolk Gotoarrow.png  Norfolk Parishes

Holt, Norfolk
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Holt
County Norfolk
Poor Law Union Erpingham PLU
Registration District Erpingham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1557
Bishop's Transcripts: 1601
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Holt
Diocese Norwich
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich
Location of Archive
Norfolk Record Office

Contents

Parish History

HOLT, a small town, a parish, a sub-district, and a hundred, in Norfolk. The town stands on an eminence, 3½ miles from the coast, and 10 E by N of Walsingham. [1]

Holt St Andrew is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Norwich.

In 1807 as part of the Holt and Letherinsett Enclosure Act "an allotment for houses of the parish not exeeding L10 per annum (i.e. annual rent)"[2] was set aside for the poor Holt Lowes. "In 1807, there were around 140 quaifying 'poor' in the parish of Holt."[3] (Map of Holt Lowes)

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

  • Erpingham 1837-1938
  • North Walsham 1939-1974
  • The Register Office, 18 Kings Arms Street, North Walsham, NR28 9JX.
    Tel/Fax: 01692 406220. E-mail: registration.nwalsham@norfolk.gov.uk

Church records

Holt, Norfolk parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[4]
FS ATs = England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812 (FamilySearch) - free[5]
FS BTs = England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941 (FamilySearch) - free[6]
FS PRs = England, Norfolk, Parish Registers, 1538-1900 (FamilySearch) - free[7]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[8]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[9]
NTA = Norfolk Transcription Archive - free[10]
TIN = Tinstaafl Transcripts - free[11]
Holt, Norfolk Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1557-1902
1557-1916
1557-1906
FS ATs 1601-1812 1601-1812 1601-1812
FS BTs Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined
FS PRs Undefined 1557-1902 Undefined 1557-1916 Undefined 1557-1906
IGI 1557-1695 1557-1601
JOIN
1738-1837

NTA 1738-1851
1738-1775
1748-1775
TIN 1813-1880


Norfolk Record Office reference PD 2

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438862.


Poor Law Unions

Erpingham       http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/norf/erpingham_workhouse.htm

Norfolk Poor Law Unions

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Norfolk Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72)&amp;amp;lt;/ref&amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;gt; &amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;gt;
  2. "Holt Lowes: History", Trustees of Holt Lowes, http://www.holtlowes.org.uk/Lowes%20history.html, accessed 8 June 2014
  3. "Holt Lowes: History", Trustees of Holt Lowes, http://www.holtlowes.org.uk/Lowes%20history.html, accessed 8 June 2014
  4. 'Norfolk Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 25 February 2014.
  5. 'England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812,' FamilySearch, accessed 31 March 2014.
  6. 'England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941', FamilySearch, accessed 31 March 2014.
  7. 'England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1538-1900', FamilySearch, accessed 17 March 2014.
  8. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Norfolk, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 20 March 2014.
  9. 'Norfolk Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 10 February 2014.
  10. Norfolk Transcription Archive, accessed 15 April 2014.
  11. 'Norfolk Baptism Project 1813 to 1880,' Tinstaafl Transcripts, accessed 10 April 2014.